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If you're interested in any of these opportunities, you can apply now online or request a paper form by calling 503-655-8751 or in person at the Public Services Building at 2051 Kaen Road in Oregon City.

Current Recruitments

Aging Services Advisory Council
This council has three vacancies. Each seat carries a three-year term. This council advises county agencies on matters that impact seniors and disabled persons. Council members participate in the evaluation of various aging related programs in the county, including senior centers, caregiving services, health issues, and volunteering opportunities. It meets the second Monday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., except July and August.

The application deadline is August 9. For more information, please contact Valerie Skinner at 503-650-5643 or valerieski@clackamas.us.
Opens : Jul. 03, 2018
Closes : Aug. 09, 2018

Budget Committee
This committee has an opening for one position which carries a three-year term. This committee advises on the annual budget for the primary county government. Applicants for the position must be residents of the county and be available to attend a series of meetings during May and/or June to review and approve a budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The county operates on a July 1 to June 30 fiscal year. The committee also meets quarterly to review and discuss budget-related matters. In order to have balance and diversity of membership representation in terms of geographic area, gender and experience, commissioners seek volunteers from all backgrounds and areas of the county.

The application deadline is August 13. For more information, please contact Laurel Butman at 503-655-8893 or lbutman@clackamas.us.
Opens : Jul. 19, 2018
Closes : Aug. 13, 2018

Clackamas Workforce Partnership
This board has three vacancies, each of which carries a three-year term. The board is seeking volunteers representing (but not limited to) construction, labor, technology, farming and healthcare fields in Clackamas County. The Clackamas Workforce Partnership (CWP) is a business-led workforce development organization dedicated to taking a leadership role in forging a strong and vital partnership between business and the workforce development community, and fostering an accountable, market-driven and world-class public workforce system. The board of directors is made up of representatives from business, organized labor, education, economic development, community-based organizations, and local government. CWP’s mission is to address critical workforce, educational, and training challenges, and develop a skilled workforce that meets the needs of business and strengthens the local economy of the county.

The deadline for applications is October 18. For more information, contact Amanda Amato at board@clackamasworkforce.org or 503-657-6644.
Opens : Jul. 19, 2018
Closes : Oct. 18, 2018

Committee For Community Involvement
This committee has three openings, each of which carries a three-year term. Members advise the Board of County Commissioners and county staff on the development and coordination of community involvement programs that promote and enhance public participation.

The committee meets on the third Tuesday of the month in Oregon City. Experience and participation in a community planning organization, hamlet or village is helpful as a majority of the work on this committee is in conjunction with such groups. The deadline for applications is August 15. For more information, contact Katie Wilson at kwilson2@clackamas.us or 503-655-8552.
Opens : Jul. 12, 2018
Closes : Aug. 15, 2018

Community Action Board
This board is seeking volunteers to fill three vacancies in these areas: low income, private sector, and elected official. This board meets the first Monday of each month, September through June, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. to advise the Clackamas County Social Services Division Community Action Agency on programs and services for low-income persons. This agency advocates both locally and at the state level on issues related to low-income persons and households.

The deadline for applications is July 26. For more information, please contact Valerie Skinner at valerieski@clackamas.us or 503-650-5643.
Opens : Jun. 28, 2018
Closes : Jul. 26, 2018

Emergency Medical Services Council
This council is seeking two volunteers to fill the roles of City Representative and Emergency Medical Physician representative on the council. City Representative candidates should serve in a public capacity for a city in Clackamas County. Candidates for the Emergency Medical Physician Representative should be licensed emergency medical physicians currently practicing in Clackamas County. Each role carries a 3-year term. This council advises the Board of County Commissioners on matters relating to the organization and running of emergency medical services in Clackamas County. The council meets quarterly and considers proposals from members, guests, and related sub-committees.

The deadline for applications is July 26. For more information, contact Jack Nuttall at jnuttall@clackamas.us or 503-742-5333.
Opens : Jun. 28, 2018
Closes : Jul. 26, 2018

Forest Advisory Board
This board is seeking two volunteers to serve on their seven-member board to participate in providing technical guidance to the Forest Management program staff in forest management and harvest activities, timber land sales and purchases, and stand improvement activities, along with review of public input related to proposed activities. Applicants for the Forest Advisory Board must live in Clackamas County, and be foresters or persons that have professional forestry experience in the forest industry, forest consulting or governmental employment, or have a professional forestry education, and should have working knowledge of the Oregon Forest Practices Act. Each seat carries a 3-year term.

In order to meet advisory board policy requirements for balance and representation, applicants are sought from diverse backgrounds including government, private industry, consulting forestry, forestry education and small woodland management. The deadline for applications is July 26. For more information, contact Christina Dannenbring at 503-742-4663 or cdannenbring@clackamas.us.
Opens : Jun. 28, 2018
Closes : Jul. 26, 2018

Leaders for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Council
This council is seeking volunteers to fill five openings, each of which carries a 3-year term. The council envisions a county in which equity and inclusion are at the forefront of all decision-making, and in which all community members are actively engaged. Specifically, the council strives to examine county processes in order to recommend and facilitate changes that foster greater inclusiveness, develop leadership from diverse communities, increase community participation in county government, and promote and support diversity awareness and education. Council members are meant to be representative of the county’s diverse populations and ideally will represent different work experiences, educational backgrounds, religious beliefs and affiliations, geographic locations, socioeconomic statuses, ethnicities, physical abilities or other diversity. Council members meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The deadline for applications is Aug. 24. For more information, please contact Equity Services & Community Engagement Coordinator Maria Magallon at 503-650-5693 or mariamag@clackamas.us.
Opens : Jun. 07, 2018
Closes : Aug. 24, 2018

Local Public Safety Coordinating Council
This council has vacancies for a defense attorney, city manager, and mayor/city councilor. The purpose of council is to develop and recommend to the Board of County Commissioners plans for the use of state and local resources to appropriately and effectively address the local adult and juvenile offender populations, prevent criminal involvement of youth, and coordinate local criminal justice policy among all criminal justice entities.

The ideal candidates will have a background and/or interest in public safety or criminal justice. Once appointed, they will serve a term length determined by the appointing authority. The deadline for applications is Aug. 2. For more information, please contact Korene Mather at 503-650-5683 or korenemat@clackamas.us.
Opens : Jul. 12, 2018
Closes : Aug. 02, 2018

Parks Advisory Board
This committee has 2 vacancies each of which carries a three-year term. The county is seeking volunteers to represent the unincorporated areas of the county in advising administration and the BCC on matters pertaining to County Parks’ policies, management, development, acquisition, budgets and other significant matters related to park administration. Two regular members are needed to serve four year terms. Applicants must be residents of Clackamas County.

The deadline for applications is August 9. For more information, contact Christina Dannenbring at cdannenbring@clackamas.us or 503-742-4663.
Opens : Jul. 12, 2018
Closes : Aug. 09, 2018

Solid Waste Commission
This commission has two openings, each of which carries a four-year term. Members make recommendations to the BCC after reviewing rate changes, monitoring franchise agreements, and reviewing changes in legislation affecting solid waste management and recycling.

The application deadline is September 30. For more information contact Rick Winterhalter at rickw@clackamas.us or call 503-742-4466.
Opens : May. 31, 2018
Closes : Sep. 30, 2018

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